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Seneca Gaming names Seneca Nation member as new CEO

Seneca Gaming operates three area casinos: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Seneca Gaming Corp. has made history with the appointment of a new president/CEO.

Kevin Nephew has been named Seneca Gaming Corp. president and CEO, marking the first time in the organization's 18 years that a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians has served in those roles. He replaces Holly Gagnon, who left Seneca Gaming in May.

"Not only will Kevin have the opportunity to make a lasting, positive impact on our Seneca economy, he is also setting a positive example for our nation's younger generations," said Rickey Armstrong Sr., Seneca Nation president.  You can read the full story on Buffalo Business First's website.